The Mad Men infographic that Ad Age ‘is not buying’…

 

A recent infographic published by Carrington College has the Ad Age team "picking a few bones" - and I mean big time. 

The illustration attempts to depict what the characters of the hit TV- show would earn nowadays, and how the industry and work environment would be like. As to the reasons why experts predict the fall of the advertising industry? Rapid changes, a decrease in customer attention, the rise of user-generated content and an increase in customer choice.  All this coupled by a more diverse agency structure, and well, less tolerance for tobacco and alcohol.

"If you ask us, these folks need to hurry back to the drawing board and learn a thing or two about how Madison Avenue really functions today."

Boy, they're not happy. See for yourself. Click to read the complete article. What do you think of their assessment? 

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